06 Jul '11, 8pm

The War On Bikes In Toronto Just Got A Poster Child

The War On Bikes In Toronto Just Got A Poster Child

"The majority of cyclists willfully disobey almost all traffic laws most of the time, largely because they get away with it. It is as if they assume that they are 'entitled' to ignore and inconvenient traffic laws and that they law only applies when it is opportune for them." "Must be a first. In my world (as an observor) the cyclist reigns supreme ... no rules, no repercussions!" "Throw the book at him! I'm sick of cyclists running reds and stop signs, going the wrong way down one way streets and THE WORST is the growing trend of people riding on sidewalks. I cycle a lot and while drivers can be idiotic and aggressive....it's FAR more dangerous as a pedestrian with all of the self-centered douche-bag cyclists on the sidewalks!" There were a couple of voices of reason: "Just wanted to point out that agressive cars injure cyclists so often in this city that it doesn't even ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/the-war-on-bikes-...

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